January 24, 2003 Current Awareness

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Dutrieue B, Paiva M, Verbanck S, Le Gouic M, Darquenne C, Prisk GK.
Tidal volume single-breath washin of SF6 and CH4 in transient microgravity.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Jan;94(1):75-82.
(PI: G.K. Prisk)

Ma J, Kahwaji CI, Ni Z, Vaziri ND, Purdy RE.
Effects of simulated microgravity on arterial nitric oxide synthase and nitrate
and nitrite content.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Jan;94(1):83-92.
(PI: R.E. Purdy)

Provenzano PP, Martinez DA, Grindeland RE, Dwyer KW, Turner J, Vailas AC,
Vanderby R Jr.
Hindlimb unloading alters ligament healing.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Jan;94(1):314-24.
(PI: D.A. Martinez)

Hong MY, Chapkin RS, Barhoumi R, Burghardt RC, Turner ND, Henderson CE,
Sanders LM, Fan YY, Davidson LA, Murphy ME, Spinka CM, Carroll RJ, Lupton JR.
Fish oil increases mitochondrial phospholipid unsaturation, upregulating
reactive oxygen species and apoptosis in rat colonocytes.
Carcinogenesis. 2002 Nov;23(11):1919-25.
(PI: J.R. Lupton)

Spanarkel R, Drew MC.
Germination and growth of lettuce (Lactuca sativa) at low atmospheric pressure.
Physiol Plant. 2002 Dec;116(4):468-77.
(PI: M.C. Drew)

Lo J, Huang G, Metaxas D.
Human motion planning based on recursive dynamics and optimal control techniques.
Multibody Syst Dyn. 2002 Nov;8(4):433-58.
NOTE: this paper shows some zero-g human motion simulations.
(PI: D. Metaxas)

Takacs CM, Moy VN, Peterson KJ.
Testing putative hemichordate homologues of the chordate dorsal nervous
system and endostyle: expression of NK2.1 (TTF-1) in the acorn worm Ptychodera
flava (Hemichordata, Ptychoderidae).
Evol Dev. 2002 Nov-Dec;4(6):405-17.
(PI: K.J. Peterson)

Yu JK, Holland LZ, Holland ND.
An amphioxus nodal gene (AmphiNodal) with early symmetrical expression in the
organizer and mesoderm and later asymmetrical expression associated with left-right
axis formation.
Evol Dev. 2002 Nov-Dec;4(6):418-25.
(PI: L.Z. Holland)

Rockman MV, Wray GA.
Abundant raw material for cis-regulatory evolution in humans.
Mol Biol Evol. 2002 Nov;19(11):1991-2004.
(PI: G.A. Wray)

Isolation : NASA experiments in closed-environment living : advanced human
life support enclosed system final report / edited by Helen W. Lane, Richard L.
Sauer, Daniel L. Feeback. San Diego, Calif. : Published for the American
Astronautical Society by Univelt, Inc., c2002. [18], 432 p. : ill. (Science and
technology series (American Astronautical Society), v. 104)
LOCATORplus (http://locatorplus.gov/): 101159595
NOTE: This book includes chapters by former or current NASA investigators:
(PIs: H.W. Lane, N.J. Packham)
Overviews (PI: D.L. Henninger)
Human factors, behavior, performance (PIs: F.E. Mount, L. Putcha, A.W. Holland)
Environmental monitoring (PIs: J.T. James, R.L. Sauer, D.L. Pierson)
Medical monitoring (PIs: S.M. Smith, S.M. Schneider, D.L. Pierson, R.L. Sauer, H.W. Lane)
Training (PI: J.C. Maida)
Conclusions and significance of ground-based models (PI: H.W. Lane)

Biolo G, Heer M, Narici M, Strollo F.
Microgravity as a model of ageing.
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2003 Jan;6(1):31-40. Review.

Reece JS, Miller MJ, Arnold MA, Waterhouse C, Delaplaine T, Cohn L, Cannon
Continuous oxygen monitoring of mammalian cell growth on space shuttle mission
STS-93 with a novel radioluminescent oxygen sensor.
Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2003 Jan;104(1):1-11.
NOTE: this research, supported by the Physical Sciences Division of OBPR, was a collaboration with the E. Wang human fibroblast experiment on STS-93. Graphs from the paper are shown on the cover of the journal.

Ruegg DG, Kakebeeke TH, Gabriel JP, Bennefeld M.
Conduction velocity of nerve and muscle fiber action potentials after a space mission
or a bed rest.
Clin Neurophysiol. 2003 Jan;114(1):86-93.

Colvin GA, Lambert JF, Carlson JE, McAuliffe CI, Abedi M, Quesenberry PJ.
Rhythmicity of engraftment and altered cell cycle kinetics of cytokine-cultured
murine marrow in simulated microgravity compared with static cultures.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2002;38(6):343-51.

Le Bourg E, Valenti P, Payre F.
Lack of hypergravity-associated longevity extension in Drosophila
melanogaster flies overexpressing hsp70.
Biogerontology. 2002;3(6):355-64.

McCrea RA, Gdowski GT.
Firing behaviour of squirrel monkey eye movement-related vestibular nucleus
neurons during gaze saccades.
J Physiol. 2003 Jan 1;546(Pt 1):207-24.

Fu ZJ, Cheng HW, Zhang LF, Ma J.
[Changes in potassium currents of vascular smooth muscle cells isolated
from hindquarter arteries of rats after 4 weeks simulated weightlessness]
Sheng Li Xue Bao. 2002 Dec 25;54(6):525-30. Chinese.

Mandillo S, Del Signore A, Paggi P, Francia N, Santucci D, Mele A, Oliverio
Effects of acute and repeated daily exposure to hypergravity on spatial
learning in mice.
Neurosci Lett. 2003 Jan 23;336(3):147-50.

Smart LJ Jr, Stoffregen TA, Bardy BG.
Visually induced motion sickness predicted by postural instability.
Hum Factors. 2002 Fall;44(3):451-65.

Nakamura K, Kuga H, Morisaki T, Baba E, Sato N, Mizumoto K, Sueishi K,
Tanaka M, Katano M.
Simulated microgravity culture system for a 3-D carcinoma tissue model.
Biotechniques. 2002 Nov;33(5):1068-70, 1072, 1074-6.

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